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Role of Accounts Department

The Finance & Accounts department in the Railways plays an Integral Role in rendering  timely financial  advices, proper maintenance of accounts of the Railway in terms of earnings and expenditure and providing in time management information, reporting  for decision making.
The Functions of the Accounts Department may be categorized broadly as follows;

  1. Proper Budgeting of earnings and expenditure, pertaining to Rail operations.
  2. Keeping the Accounts and compilation thereof at the end of each financial period according to well established procedures and formats.
  3. Internal check of all transactions, both receipts and expenditure.
  4. Scrutiny of investment proposals
  5. MIS Reporting.

Source : Central Railway / Indian Railways Portal CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 15-12-2017